In May 2023, the Capital City Brass Quintet presented masterclasses and public performances in and around San Juan, Costa Rica. [ FSU College of Music | Contributed ]
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Capital City Brass quintet to play Sunday

This Sunday, March 3 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Apalachicola, the Capital City Brass Quintet will perform a selection of classical chamber pieces and popular tunes. 

The quintet consists of graduate students at the Florida State University College of Music, many of whom are teaching assistants. Playing trumpet are Benjamin Dubbert and Madison Barton. On French Horn is Cory Kirby, Jonah Zimmerman plays trombone and Chris Bloom is on yuba. 

The Capital City Brass Quintet is dedicated to fostering music education for young musicians and has recently returned from a tour in Costa Rica.

Each musician performs in the top FSU School of Music large ensembles and the quintet has made it their mission to inspire and foster an interest in brass chamber music. The members’ dedication shows through in their amazing performances and Trinity Church, with its wonderful acoustics, is the perfect venue for these inspired musicians. The quintet has performed at many events and likes to spotlight new, engaging music by diverse and underrepresented composers. Tickets are available for the 4 p.m. show in advance through Eventbrite at for $20, and at the door for $25. Students are admitted free.

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Prior to then, David Adlerstein began as a newspaperman with a small Boston weekly, after graduating magna cum laude from Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts. He later edited the weekly Bellville Times, and as business reporter for the daily Marion Star, both not far from his hometown of Columbus, Ohio.

In 1995, he moved to South Florida, and worked as a business reporter and editor of Medical Business newspaper. In Jan. 2002, he began with the Apalachicola Times, first as reporter and later as editor, and in Oct. 2020, also began editing the Port St. Joe Star.

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